1 dead, 2 injured during Fourth of July shooting in New Castle County


Marina Affo

A man succumbed to gunshot wounds Sunday after being injured in a shooting on Saturday in the community of Rosegate, near New Castle, according to New Castle County police. 

Three men, all with gunshot wounds, were taken to a local hospital following the incident, where one died. The shooting occurred during a large gathering at the Rosegate park. 

Detectives from the New Castle County Division of Police Criminal Investigations Unit have assumed the investigation, which is active and ongoing

The New Castle County Division of Police Criminal Investigation Unit is asking anyone with information regarding this incident to contact Detective Jennifer Escheman at (302) 395-8110 or Jennifer.Escheman@newcastlede.gov. Tipsters may also call Crime Stoppers at (800) TIP-3333 or send a message to New Castle County police on Facebook.

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